In Massachusetts we are always looking for a reason to celebrate, and luckily that means there is no shortage of things to do or events to attend. Believe it or not March is right around the corner and there are endless festivals going on across the state to keep you occupied. We’ve narrowed down some top choices that appeal to a variety of interests so there will be something for everyone in your family!
Everyone knows that when St. Patty’s Day comes around in Massachusetts, there is no choice but to go big. Start the celebration a bit early this year with the Harpoon Brewery at their annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival! Stop by and enjoy some local Irish bands, corned beef and cabbage, Harpoon Beer, and dancing. Shuttles will be available to transport guests from the South Station area to the Harpoon Brewery and back. The event takes place from March 2-3 and is 21 plus. http://www.harpoonbrewery.com/index.cfm?pid=28571
For the athletes out there, Boston is hosting the most anticipated golf show in New England this March! Taking place at the Seaport World Trade Center this event features great deals on merchandise, interactive displays, golf related exhibits, and the nation’s largest driving range and demonstration stage! There will be a large range of products available that you may not typically find in your local pro shop and the opportunity to work with representatives on planning your upcoming golf season. This expo takes place from March 2-4 and admission is $12 for adults. http://www.paragonexpo.com/index.php/Golf/
If you’re into motorcycles or anything with an engine check out the Northeast Motorcycle Expo coming to Wilmington March 10-11 at Shriner’s Auditorium. It will have live music, celebrity appearances from “Sons of Anarchy”, bikes built by custom builders, and of course tons of vendors with anything and everything to do with motorcycles. There are other various forms of entertainment so this event is great for families as well! http://www.kevmarv.com/expo.asp?type=show_wilmington
Love the outdoors? The Boston Flower and Garden Show is returning to Boston from March 14-18 at the Seaport World Trade Center and featuring hundreds of ideas for improving the landscape of your home. There will be 200 hundred vendors, thousands of plants, the newest gardening products, and lectures by top garden writers. Guests will also have the chance to take home prizes! The event will focus on incorporating your own personality into the display of your home. http://www.bostonflowershow.com
Want to experience some new culture this month? Check out the Paradise City Arts Festival in Marlborough, MA which features 175 artists from all over the country who each have their own unique style and design. Taking place from March 16-18 this event allows visitors to take in unique examples of fine and functional art from across the country. http://www.paradisecityarts.com/east/homeeast.html
These events have something for everyone and are a perfect excuse to get out and about this month! Festivals and expos are a great way to learn a lot about something you love, have a great time, and possibly walk away with a prize so grab your family, friends, or both and check out one of these awesome festivals in Massachusetts!